"Unfortunately, I don't have anything interesting, intelligent or even funny to say." That's no small statement from Wences Casares, the man often credited with waking up Silicon Valley to the opportunity of cryptocurrency....
The cryptocurrency mining marketplace NiceHash has been hacked, its team said in a newly released statement. Posting on social media, NiceHash said that "there has been a security breach involving NiceHash website" resulting in a loss of funds. NiceHash, formed in 2014, serves as a marketplace for miners to rent...
Senior officials in Ukraine are forming a new working group on cryptocurrency regulation, the country's government announced on Thursday. During a meeting on cybersecurity and infrastructure matters, National Security and Defense Council chief Oleksandr Turchynov remarked that a lack of regulation around the tech constitutes a threat to Ukraine’s...
The company licensed by Kodak to use its name in conjunction with a new cryptocurrency has already begun pre-selling it ahead of a public initial coin offering (ICO). Vancouver-based Global Blockchain Technologies Corp. announced today that it is investing $2 million in KodakCoin, the initiative announced yesterday by Kodak and...
Segregated Witness (SegWit) and the Lightning Network have often been associated with each other because SegWit would enable an improved version of the Lightning...
Bitcoin gold (BTG) may have leapt up in the token rankings, but its gleam may soon dull, the price charts indicate. Notably, the new cryptocurrency, a bitcoin spinoff with a protocol designed to...
"I think it's very important to make a distinction between a bubble and a fraud." So says Glenn Hutchins, the co-founder of private equity firm Silver Lake and one of the panelists this...
On a recent episode of The Bitcoin Podcast, Litecoin creator and Coinbase Director of Engineering Charlie Lee spoke with co-hosts Corey Petty and Marcello...
Ripple's native cryptocurrency, XRP, is on a bull run. According to CoinDesk data, the price of XRP is up over 1,000 percent in just the last month alone, eclipsing $3.50 per coin Thursday after spending much of 2017 under $0.30. With a market capitalization above $120 billion, the token...
Cryptocurrency mining marketplace NiceHash has confirmed that yesterday's hack resulted in the loss of over 4,700 BTC, an amount worth more than $78 million at current prices. In a video update streamed live on Facebook, CEO and co-founder Marko Kobal provided an update to yesterday's dramatic announcement that the...